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Windy City LYS Tour - August 3rd

Park your car, and let us do the rest! Hop aboard the Windy City LYS Trolley and visit four of the Chicago shops in the Chicago Yarn Crawl. Join us (Knit 1), Nina Chicago, Sister-Arts Studio and Firefly Fiber Arts Studio for a fun, yarn-filled tour to each shop! This 4-hour tour starts at Knit 1, where you’ll be able to pick up your custom Windy City tote bag. Shop for 45 mins, and enjoy local treats and beverages. Then, board the trolley to continue the tour to the next LYS. En route, knit, relax, and enjoy the tour as we guide you to each shop, sharing their unique characteristics they bring to the Chicago fiber community!

Tickets – $48 each
Your ticket includes: 
– Transportation to 4 local yarn shops
– 45 min of shopping time at each shop
– 10% off your yarn and accessory purchases
– Custom Windy City Tour bag complete with limited edition enamel pin, water and snack
– A unique selection of neighborhood food and beverages at each shop

How to Participate 
You’ll be able to reserve from 2 of our trolley times by clicking on the appropriate link below:

Trolley "Yarn Over 1" 
11:45 - 4pm

Trolley "Purl 2" 
4pm – 8:15pm

Each Trolley will begin at Knit 1 and return to Knit 1, 3856 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago. Street parking and pay per hour parking lot are available at Knit 1. Please arrive at least 15 mins before each reservation. Windy City LYS Tour will not be liable for any missed trolly departure. Tickets are non-refundable, but may be transferred to another guest upon formal request.


Beautiful Syster Chicago project bag

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Look at our new project bag! It looks so perfect in its urban habitat. @beautiful_syster has nailed it yet again. Available in the store OR buy it here and we'll ship! Get it before these before they're gone. Isn't our city beautiful? Each bag is $45 + shipping.


 

Enamel Pins!

Exclusive pins designed for us by Ruby Submarine!

Very Important! Please note at checkout which pins you would like of the following options:

(more pins = more savings)
  • All The Yarn Blue (silver metal)   1.25" wide
  • All The Yarn Pink (copper metal)   1.25" wide
  • Chicago Yarnball (silver metal)   .85" tall
  • Knittiest of All (gold metal)   1" tall
How many?
Which pins?

Cubbie blue yarn!

Special yarn from our neighbor Lorna's Laces to celebrate the great Chicago Cubs!

Cubbie Blue - Shepherd Worsted:  100% Superwash Merino Wool - Approx. 225 yds/4oz 4.5sts = 1" on US 7


Go Cubs Multi

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Available in Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock and Worsted!
Shepherd Sock: 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon - Approx - 430 yards / 100g - 7 sts = 1" on US 1

Yarn Base

Blackhawks Madhouse

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Available in Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock and Worsted!
Shepherd Sock: 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon - Approx - 430 yards / 100g - 7 sts = 1" on US 1

Yarn Base